Tortoise, Aldabra

Tortoise, Aldabra

Geochelone gigantea

Vital Statistics

Height:

4 feet

Weight:

350 - 550 lbs

Diet:

Tortoise chow, dandelion salad, beets, red peppers

Conservation:

Status: Vulnerable

Geographic Region

Aldabra Island, which is northeast of Madagascar in Indian Ocean.

At The Zoo

Greenhouse near Hasbro's Our Big Backyard

Did You Know?

The Aldabra tortoise is the second largest tortoise in the world. The largest is the Galapagos tortoise.